Ondo Elections: we will protect corps members – INEC
Again, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has assured corps members of adequate protection as they participate as ad hoc staff in the Ondo State Governorship Election slated for October 10th 2020.
The Chairman made thsi disclosure during an Inter-Agency Consultative Committee meeting on Election Security which took place at the Conference Room of the INEC in Akure, the state capital.
The Chairman who was on a state visit to Ondo State as part of preparations for the successful execution of the slated Governorship elections of October 10th 2020. He re-stated the resolve INEC to have a successful election in Ondo State drawing from the experience of the peaceful conduct of the Edo Elections.
He also stated the NYSC members have always been strategic allays in the conduct of elections in Nigeria.
As part of efforts aimed at ensuring the safety of corps members, the State Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps, Mrs. Grace Akpabio, reminded participants at the meeting of the stand of the NYSC management that corps members should not be posted to riverine areas for the election duties.